USAID’s Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy (2020)

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USAID, 2020 – 56 pages

The goal of USAID’s gender equality and women’s empowerment policy is to improve the lives of people around the world by advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls to participate fully in, and equally benefit from, the development of their societies on the same basis as men. It contains interesting information for agencies that are looking to create or update their policy. The document includes a snapshot of gaps and opportunities on 13 related topics, i.e. agriculture and food security, conflict and insecurity, economic growth, gender-based violence. Furthermore, it outlines several agency requirements regarding its culture and practices that support the successful implementation of this policy.